Art, Architecture & Design

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Australian private renters' have less security of tenure under the law than renters in most other comparable countries, write Alan Morris, Hal Pawson and Kath Hulse.

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UNSW academics have recommended a former Parramatta children’s home be preserved as a ‘keeping place’ in memory of the Indigenous children committed there over 40 years ago.

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UNSW researchers have designed a first-of-its-kind app that will help people with disabilities and older Australians modify their homes to stay in them for longer.

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Housing problems are multidimensional and extend well beyond our capital cities, write Chris Martin and Laurence Troy.

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Australia’s first Rental Vulnerability Index has revealed renters in regional areas of Queensland are suffering the highest incidence of rent vulnerability.

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The budget is pushing for a much-needed reboot of the social housing sector. What it isn't offering is extra funding to renew and expand run-down housing stocks, write Chris Martin and Hal Pawson.

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UNSW’s City Futures Research Centre has received a national research award for its report on building equity into the redevelopment of old strata blocks. 

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In a recent survey, 85 per cent of respondents in buildings built since 2000 said their buildings were defective. Could procurement policies help turn around those stats, asks Martin Loosemore.

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Early in his architectural career Professor David Sanderson had an epiphany while working at a low income housing project that changed his career direction to one of an aid worker. He is the editor of the 2016 Red Cross World Disasters Report.

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